In the Configuration Manager console, deploy the task sequence created earlier in the process for the target computers. Deploy the task sequence to the collection of target computers created earlier in the process.

To deploy the task sequence

1.   Click Start, point to All Programs, and then point to Microsoft System Center 2012. Point to Configuration Manager, and then click Configuration Manager Console.

2.   In the Configuration Manager console, in the navigation pane, click Software Library.

3.   In the Software Library workspace, go to Overview/Operating Systems/Task Sequences.

4.   In the preview pane, click Windows 7 Target Deployment.

5.   On the Ribbon, on the Home tab, in the Deployment group, click Deploy.

The Deploy Software Wizard starts.

6.   Complete the Deploy Software Wizard using the information in Table 35. Accept the default values unless otherwise specified.

Table 35. Information for Completing the Deploy Software Wizard

On this wizard page

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1.   In Collection, click Browse.

2.   In the Browse Collection dialog box, click Microsoft Deployment – Batch 01, and then click OK.

3.   In Comment, type Deploy Windows 7 to the first batch of target computers.

4.   Click Next.

Deployment Settings

1.   In Purpose, select Available.

2.   Select the Make available to boot media and PXE check box.

3.   Click Next.

Deployment Settings: Schedule

Click Next.

Deployment Settings: User Experience

Click Next.

Deployment Settings: Alerts

Click Next.

Deployment Settings: Distribution Points

Click Next.


1.   Review the information in the Details box that that you provided while completing the previous wizard pages.

2.   Click Next.


The progress for deploying the task sequence is displayed.


Click Close.


For more information, see the section, “How to Deploy a Task Sequence,” in the Configuration Manager 2012 Documentation Library, which is installed with Configuration Manager.

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